Geneva, New York

Object Number: 
1953.228
Date: 
1807
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, and touches of black ink on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 10 1/4 in. ( 17.8 x 26 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: lower, ink: "Vue de geneva de du lac Seneca" date: lower right: "7bre 1807"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left of center outside image in brown ink: "vue de geneva et du lac Seneca"; at lower right outside image:: "7bre 1807."; three annotations in graphite in image
Gallery Label: 
This is a view of what is now Exchange Street, looking east toward the boat landing on Seneca Lake. This is the second earliest view of the village in September 1807.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Provenance: 
De Neuville family, France; E. De Vries, Paris, 1928; Columbia University Press Book Store, NYC, 1929; Old Print Shop, NYC, 1953
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group